Around Town: Shanghai School News July 2019

By Urban Family, July 30, 2019

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This article originally appeared on our sister website, Urban Family Shanghai.


YCIS Puxi Hosts 2019 ACAMIS Chinese Conference

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Learning is a lifelong journey – even for teachers! YCIS Shanghai, Puxi recently opened their doors to educators from around Asia for an inspiring learning experience. The 2019 ACAMIS Chinese Conference shared best practices and information on the latest advancements in teaching Chinese, with the theme “Learning Chinese Should be Fun: Methods to Enhance Learning.”

Britannica Students Learn to Sail in Spain

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Students from Britannica International School recently visited a sister Orbital Education School and learnt to sail in Mallorca, Spain. Students awoke to blue skies and ventured out onto the water. They also experienced amazing cultural activities and can’t wait to return next year.

Outstanding IB Results at Nord Anglia

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Students, teachers, parents and school community members at The British School of Shanghai, Puxi (BISS Puxi) and Nord Anglia International School, Pudong (NAIS Pudong) celebrated thanks to students achieving exceptional results in the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme for the 2018/19 academic school year.

The Global average for IB schools is 30 points (45 being the highest), so with an average score of 36 points – and one third of students achieving 40 points or above – the gap between those attending a Nord Anglia school in Shanghai and the global average widens. These results are testament to Nord Anglia’s Be Ambitious philosophy, ensuring that every child excels.

Dulwich Pudong Year 5 Band Concert a Success

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Congratulations to Dulwich College Shanghai Pudong Year 5 students, who performed marvelously at their band program concert! A delightful audience applauded as the students showcased their musical knowledge studied throughout the year. Each section of the band was showcased in a variety of pieces during the concert; ‘Power Rock,’ ‘Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious’ and ‘Do-Re-Mi’ were just some of the melodies the proud audience heard. Listeners showed great appreciation for the young learners’ accomplishments throughout the year. This was a wonderful concert of joy and commitment from our students. Well done Year 5 DCSPD students on your performance!

Harrow Prize Giving 2019 – The Best of British

The perfect ‘showcase day’ end to the academic year for Harrow, Prize Givings are a traditional institution within the very best British schools. It is the time when the many achievements of the pupils over the year are celebrated, the Upper Sixth leaving students and departing staff can be given a rapturous send-off, and prizes can be awarded to those pupils who have impressed most in terms of their academic achievement, their levels of progress, their high industry, their commitment to the wider life of the school, their leadership and other areas of school life. In essence, it is a celebration of what it means to be a ‘Harrovian’. 


This article was originally published by our sister magazine Urban Family Shanghai. For more articles like this, visit the Urban Family website, or follow the Urban Family WeChat account (ID: urbanfamilyshanghai) or by scanning the QR code below.

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